Named by Time Out Magazine as one of 2015’s best ice cream shops in America, this Washington, D.C. creamery churns out fun flavors inspired by childhood treats, fancy desserts, and grown-up cocktails. Just order your ice cream one-week in advance and pick-up either 10 pints or 23 pre-packaged single scoops. We are also including a $25 gift certificate to Oriental Trading Company for fun party favors. And that’s not all, Mr. Skip, D.C.’s most popular singer for kids, will perform for the children so you don’t have to entertain them! Date to be mutually agreed upon. Available through December 31, 2018.
Donated by: Ice Cream Jubilee, Oriental Trading and Mr. Skip
Ahh, Curbside! Having one of those weeks where Every Minute Counts? Bid on a week (mutually agreed upon) of curbside drop off AND pick up by either Ilene or Sandy. Call ahead or set a time and have our Administrative Staff right there to escort your child to their classroom as they hop out of the car. Multiple kids included, of course.
Let our very own Ms. Maya from the Duckling Room watch your little cherubs for an entire weekend! She’ll come to your house Friday night and stay until Sunday morning. Excludes holiday weekends. Only one family allowed. Mutually agreed upon dates. Must give at least one month notice. Also, must provide spending money for children’s activities! Available through May 17, 2019
Donated by: Maya Moody
Enjoy a visit to the Sweetest Place on Earth! Your trip to Hershey, PA, will be filled with a little something for everyone! This package consists of four tickets to Hershey Park, four tickets to the Hershey Gardens, and four tickets to the Hershey Story museum. And because we know you will need some spending money, we are also including $150 Visa gift card. Now you can buy all the chocolate you want!
Donated by: Julia Strasser & Andrew Cassidy-Amstutz and the Kangaroo Room
Located between the dugouts and right near the action, the Diamond Seats boast some of the best sightlines in Nationals Park. These seats, right behind home plate, feature access to the Diamond and Stars and Stripes Club, along with all-inclusive food, draft beer, house wine, and sodas. Once you are through the door there is no need to spend a dime! Enjoy these four Diamond Seats for the Nationals vs. the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday, September 1st at 7:05 p.m. Section 121, Row E, seats 7-10. Includes one parking pass!
Donated by: Sarah Baldauf and Chris Fickes
This gorgeous house in Broomes Island is about as good of a waterfront location as you can get. The house is close to restaurants and dining. You’ll love the place because of the views, water access, the amazing pool, the location, the coziness, and the expansive space. The house and cottage (both included) are only an hour from D.C. and Baltimore. The house sits on a quiet street backing up to the Patuxent River and has a long dock where guests can swim in the water (includes a swim platform and ladder). Guests can also bring their boats, go paddle boarding or kayaking. The house has two crab traps for crab feasts. There are two separate living quarters on the property. The first being the main house which is comprised with three bedrooms upstairs and two bathrooms. There is also a day bed on the first floor and a pull out couch in the cottage for additional guests. The renovated kitchen and dining room have beautiful views of the water. For those cold nights, there is a gas fireplace in the living room. In the guest cottage off the back deck, there is a full bathroom and a large loft with a queen bed. They also have at your disposal, two bikes, two stand up paddleboards, two kayaks, a gas grill, a horseshoe pit, and a fire pit. Enjoy a two-night stay to be mutually agreed upon.
Donated by: Kirstin and Brad Mollet
Want to get away with some friends for the weekend? Got two sets of kids to watch? We’ve got just the answer for you! Let Kitten Room’s Tiara Roberts and Bunny Room’s Aliya Miles watch kids from two families for the weekend. You pick the house that they will stay in and they will watch all the kids from Friday evening until Sunday morning. Excludes holiday weekends. Mutually agreed upon dates. Must give at least one month notice. Also, must provide spending money for children’s activities! Available through May 17, 2019
Donated by: Aliya Miles and Tiara Roberts
According to Benjamin Franklin, “Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.” Treat your friends, family and fellow wine lovers to a private wine tasting for up to 20 people by Total Wine & More. Select between a seated gathering with a class style atmosphere or a walk around event, where your guests can not only learn about the wines they taste but are also able to mingle. You will also be able to choose from one of their popular themes: California Dreaming, An Inspiring Taste of Italy, or Tour de France. Total Wine & More will provide eight hand-selected wines, stemware, an educational handout for tasting notes and a private room within their store. One of the wine experts will be on hand to present and discuss each delicious wine featured during your two hour private wine tasting. Available in either the Alexandria or McLean, VA, stores. Available through June 1, 2019. And to get you started, we are including a case of Squadra Rasato Rose Wine. This youthful and bright wine, with a light salmony pink color, goes perfect with fresh clams, grilled octopus, or a day at the pool!
Donated by: Total Wine & More and Schneider's of Capitol Hill
Let Little Scholars Director, Ilene Lewis, and Assistant Director, Sandy Garrity, spend the day with your children and give you a break! Ilene and Sandy will pick up your child(ren) after breakfast and return them before dinner. They will take them on a fun day of exploration and out for lunch. Options could include the National Zoo, a movie, bowling, museum – it will be kids’ choice! Up to three children ages two and up! Does not have to be from the same family. Either Saturday or Sunday, excluding holiday weekends. Date to be mutually agreed upon. Available through May 17. 2019.
Donated by: Ilene Lewis and Sandy Garrity
Thanks to our
Woolly Mammoth Theatre
Mt. Vernon George Washington's Estate
Dangerously Delicious Pies
Boomerang Pirate Ship
House Calls on the Hill
The Parent Encouragement Program
Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum
International Spy Museum
Flight Trampoline Park
Labyrinth Game Party
Ice Cream Jubilee
The Kitchen Company, Inc.
Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
GL Barnhart Construction
Geller Law Group
Soleil 21 Salon Spa